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FCC to probe how wireless carriers respond to natural disasters

The Federal Communications Commission is examining how well wireless companies prepare for and respond to natural disasters.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday launched a review of the Wireless Resiliency Cooperative Framework, a voluntary industry commitment to “promote resilient wireless communications and situational awareness during disasters.”

The review comes after deadly storms this hurricane seasonThe American people expect quick and effective recoveries from natural disasters like Hurricane Michael and other storms,” said Pai in a release.

That’s why we are re-examining the last administration’s framework to make sure all wireless carriers are meeting communities’ needs and doing everything they can to promptly restore service after a natural disaster.

> Read entire article FCC to probe how wireless carriers respond to natural disasters | Marrian Zhou | CNet
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